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SFGTV
Jun 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
budget analyst report, and from the department of elections. >> >> good afternoon, the mission of the department of elections is to conduct all federal, state and local elections, to have an open process to provide the public confidence in the elections process to provide out reach and continuing to improve on the services to the san francisco voters and the major would be the elections that were schedule, two for the most fiscal year and one for 14, 15 and the smaller elections that we conduct every year. as far as changes to our budget, our budget when you compare it like election cycles is similar from year to year, which this chart shows, so 2012, 13 we have one election fiscal year and so the base budget is very similar, but the majority of the cost increase for 14, 15, is wage increases and also increases in cost. and we do have changes in revenue and they increase or decrease with the elections that we have. because of the school board elections and the community college elections and the election and we get reimbursed for those contests and so when we have two election and we
LINKTV
Jun 14, 2013 7:00pm PDT
long queues of voters. officials say turnout was over 70%. in the presidential election was extended after more people showed up to vote late in the day. >> the neck's -- the next president will definitely see this enthusiastic turnout. it should not just be words. he should stick to what he said. is a race between six candidates, approved by the guardian council. five candidates are conservatives, and just one is moderate. that is this man. he has pledged to soft and iran's approach to international say, and domestic issues. >> i have come to destroy extremism. when i see these extremists are worried, i am happy. it means that with the help of the people, we can and still the appropriate islamic behavior in the country. >> he was directing his comments at hard-line candidates. >> i think today, it was a significant day for iranian politics. it shows that our rule, the nature of our republic, and a revolution have powerful support from our people. wasor many, the economy forthright in their minds when they went to the ballot box. >> this current situation should be change. you know h
FOX
Jun 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
was elected south africa's president. >> follow second look on facebook and twitter. now this is flying... with style. great glittering galaxies. disneyland resort just got happier, see it all with a 3-day park hopper ticket. i now appear to be lost in a deep dark cave... >>> welcome back to a second look. tonight nelson mandela. the south african national congress. in february 1990 nelson mandela was about to be released after 27 years. a week before the government legalized his organization, the anc. cnn brought us this report. >> reporter: blacks who have no vote took to the streets to voice their demands. in particular for the release of jailed leader nelson mandela. as they marched under the colors of the national congress the leader of the white minority government was about to stun them. he announced the suspension of the death penalty and then the lifting of the ban on the anc. >> the prohibition of the national congress, and a number of organizations is being resended. >> reporter: outrage right wingers. but he pressed on to announce the freeing of political activity, th
SFGTV
Jun 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
organizations that we have worked with. and east of the elections and the materials that are things like that can get to the con stit you entcy. and i want to thank deborah for working with us, and working with us, through the office. >> and all of the recommendations. >> and colleagues, from time. >> thank you very much. >> and we have to come after they recover. >> and the report of the department of elections? >> yes, mr. chairman and members of the committee. our recommendations begin on page 87. let me comment on page 87 mr. chairman. before the recommendations, we have reported the department of elections, according to the department of elections, the average cost, the pamphlet is approximately, $3500 such as to cost $1 million, $757,000 to print and mail the full 502 page referendum against eight washington boulevard. and eight washington. and however the department of elections is currently budgeted sufficient postage for 72 pages for the november 2013 election. and therefore, the department of elections does not have sufficient funds, in the proposed 13, 14 budget to print and post,
PBS
Jun 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
: we look at the surprise result in iran's presidential election, and what they could mean for its nuclear program and relations with the u.s. >> ifill: hari sreenivasan gets the latest on the war in the states over whether to expand medicaid under president obama's health care law. >> woodruff: and paul solman closes with a conversation with the author of a new book, "who owns the future?," which poses a provocative way to think of our digital lives. >> the government should have to pay for whatever it does, including getting information from people, and should be constrained by its budget. so if they have to pay for collecting those images of you walking around, then they have to create a sense of balance about how often they do it. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to make things more secure. >> i want to treat more dogs. >> our business needs more cases. >> where do you want to take your business? >> i need help selling art. >> from broadband, to web hosting, to mobile apps, small business
KCSMMHZ
Jun 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
who will lead them for the next four years. election officials are counting ballots following a national vote for president. the winner will succeed the conservative mahmoud ahmadinejad who's been in office since 2005. so many people showed up at polling station, officials extended the voting by five hours. six candidatesner the running, three are hard-liners close to supreme leader aya toll la khamenei. they include tehran mayor o mohammed-bagher galley baf and saeed jalili. reformists who want better relations with western countries are supporting a single candidate hassan rohani. he was a negotiator under pro-reform president mohammad khata khatami. the moderate rohani closed the gap in final stages. election officials will release the results later in the day. if no candidate scores a majority, the top two will face each other in a runoff vote in a week. >>> u.s. president barack obama is changing his approach to the civil war in syria. his administration hat concluded that troops loyal to president bashar al assad have used chemical weapons. so a white house official says o
CSPAN
Jun 15, 2013 5:30pm EDT
me in terms of how the state got to where it was, why the state elects both democrats and republicans, who was connected to who? who was the political machines that dominated state, not just through the last few years, but the decades, and i wanted to connect things, and i went looking for such a book, and there was no such book, so i decided that i had an interest in history and so forth, so i decided to write that book so not only for my edification so i learn in the process, but others who came along, and it's written -- it's not only for the course of the scholar, but for the layman, the person engage who wants to know about north carolina. not only for the new people coming in the state, and north carolina's one of the fastest growing states. we have people coming in to north carolina from all over the country, but also for the people who lived in north carolina all their lives, who may know a little bit about the state's political history, but they want to know a little more. well, a lot of people asked why i named the book "the paradox of politics," and the reason i
MSNBC
Jun 16, 2013 8:00am EDT
election is a primary election. so primaries come from these motivated base voters and low turnout primary elections. so every republican representative lives in fear for some tea party, extremist challenge and kind of three levels down in the system in the senate we're trying to craft public policy, which they're not really doing. and the most extreme possible way. now they're talking about an amendment that requires 100% operational security. i mean, this kind of purity. and it's almost like kabuki. we pretend we can solve these great public policies with a structure that's so democratically deficient. >> let's talk about that. you talk about the cornyn amendment, the republican from texas, introduced this week. let's play -- we'll play it and then we'll talk about it in a second. >> the most important difference between my amendment and the gang of eight bill is that my amendment has real border security triggers in place. while the gang of eight bill has no effective trigger that will guarantee implementation of border security standard that reach the gang's own standards of 10
Comedy Central
Jun 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
power that he will never relinquish. >> in iran voters are going to the polls today to elect a new president. >> six candidates are vying to replace outgoing president mahmoud ahmadinejad, who is barred from seek a third consecutive term. >> john: hold ohold on. so the most serrifying super villain on the world stage has been brought to his knees by term limits? ( laughter ) that means he technically had less power than michael bloomberg. ( cheers and applause ) incidentally, that is a contrast that would upset ahmadinejad for so many reasons. now, you might remember the last election in 2009 in iran didn't go too well. so brace yourself, everyone. >> iran has a new president-elect, a moderate cleric, nabbing more than 50% of the vote. >> john: wait, really? ( laughter ) a moderate? so the people in iran have spoken, supreme leader ayatollah khomeini's days are numbers. >> it's iran's supreme court leader who has ultimate power and it was his guardian council of clerics who preapproved the six candidates. >> john: i get it. these days are technically still numbered, just in the tho
PBS
Jun 14, 2013 6:30pm PDT
looking forward to coming and seeing the elections and having a say in managing our >> the election has been widely criticized in the west as a rands guardian council strictly controls which candidates are able to run -- iran's guardian council. that ensures only establishment figures can contend. iran's supreme leader hit back at u.s. criticism in particular. >> recently, i heard that someone from america's national security council said "we do not consider iran's elections to be valid." well, we don't give a dam. -- damn. leading candidates include a former prime minister and iran's one candidate is seen as slightly more moderate. he advocates a less confrontational policy towards the west. he has also promised media reforms and the release of all political prisoners if he wins. record numbers of iranians voted in the last election in 2009, followed by left -- mass protest over a ledge and vote rigging and a brutal crackdown. this year, members appear to have blanket control with access to foreign media severely restricted. >> onto some business news now -- supporters are billing it a
FOX News
Jun 17, 2013 3:00pm EDT
iran taking a new turn today after the election there of a new president who says he will be a moderate, but is this really a chance to start fresh or will we see the same stonewalling and evasion from the iranian regime? that is next. you make a great team. it's been that way since e day you met. but your erectile dysfunction - itld be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you cabe more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immedte medical hel for an erection lasting more than 4 hours. if you have any sud
PBS
Jun 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
citizenship when they registered to vote in federal elections. the ruling affects several states with similar laws, and will block others from adding requirements to the voter registration process. the court found a state law can't trump the 1993 motor voter law, which streamlines election sign-ups through a national form system. with us, as always, is marcia coyle of the "national law journal." tell us a little more about the case of the justice. >> the election clause in the federal constitution it gives states the responsibility to set the time, place and manner of federal elections. but it also gives congress the power to alter those regulations, as you said in 1993, congress enacademy the motor voter law that created a simple unified form to register to vote. in 2004 arizona enacted proposition 200, and that required state voting officials to reject any registration form that did not include concrete evidence of citizenship such as driver's license, birth certificate. the issue before the court was whether that requirement conflicted with the federal form which only requires the
LINKTV
Jun 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
congratulate you on your epic presence, you're committed and meaningful involvement on the election, on your fulfillment of your religious and national duty in response to the call of the leader of the revolution. >> in what is being hailed as a victory for reform, the cleric hassan rouhani has one you brought's presidential election. we will speak to a member of the national iranian american council. then, unrest continues in turkey. >> the prime minister is provoking people servant -- four civil war. but people do not buy this. so he is creating an oppressive regime. >> we will go to instanbul where a general strike is underway, calling and end to the police crackdown on protests. and then to hong kong were hundreds rallied in support of whistleblower edward snowden. >> you can see how long people are speaking to whom and where and who to. this makes it difficult to have that mechanism and democracy. he says he is not a hero, just a regular citizen. we are going to be standing in solidarity with him, hoping the rule of law in hong kong is upheld. >> we will speak with the protest organizer
PBS
Jun 14, 2013 7:00pm PDT
leading the race. the moderate rohani closed the gap in the final stages of campaigning. election results will be found on saturday. if no candidate has majority, the top two candidates face a runoff vote in one week. >>> u.s. president barack obama is changing his afroech the war in syria. he has concluded troops loyal to bashar assad used chemical weapons and will provide military support to opposition fighters. >> we have concluded assad used chemical weapons against the opposition multiple times in the last year, on a small scale. >> ben rhodes says chemical weapons are believed to have killed 100 to 150 people. he says the aid to the opposition will include military support but he hasn't provided details. intelligence officials looked into suspicions about chemical weapons use in syria in march. those in britain and france said assad's forces had used the weapons against the opposition. syrian rebels have been urging the united states to provide them with conventional weapons. president obama is expected to discuss the issue with other world leaders next week at the group 8 s
ABC
Jun 16, 2013 9:00am EDT
. could republicans pull one out of the hat again? >> you've got to turn out in this election. >> the super secret national security agency is headquartered in maryland just outside of washington, d.c. he nsa is building another facility in the middle of the utah gadget where they will capture everything we say or text electronically, phone calls, internet searches, you name it the nsa has it. a plan politico's roger simon describes as possessing all of the qualifications to become a rocery bagger. high school drop out hired as a security guarded by the c.i.a. and claims he had access to just about everything. sbl when you see everything, you see them on a more frequent basis and yorecognize some of these things are abuses. you can't come forward against the world's most powowerful intelligence agency and be completely free from risk because they are such powerful agencies that no one can meaningfully oppose them. >> we reject as faults the choice between safety and ideals. candidate obama becomes president obama and discovers that sometimes the demands of national security do challen
FOX News
Jun 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
. they're more concerned about a primary than a general election. so i don't see the conservatives moving on this. this unruly conference that john boehner has to deal with, they have made it clear that they're not going to support any bill that doesn't have a majority of house republican support. and for now, speaker john boehner agrees with them. >> if you're talking about concern about the conservative part of their flank, or are you talking about something after the primaries, after the congressional elections next year? we're talking about, what, more than a year away? >> that's a good point. some republicans privately saying the party does not need an immigration reform bill for the 2014 elections. they need an immigration reform bill before the 2016 elections, the presidential elections. so i don't think that this can pass an election year. in 1986 it was an election year when it passed. if immigration is going to get done it's got to get done in 2013. >> you mean this year? sf >> this year. i think if it doesn't pass this year it's going to be so hard to pass in election ye
CSPAN
Jun 23, 2013 3:10pm EDT
quote the election. they were just as reckless and preposterous as harry sang mitt romney has not paid taxes in 10 years. they might have been wrapped and appealing rhetoric of disclosure, but make no mistake, the goal was to win at any cost. that meant shutting off their opponents in any way they could. i don't believe they picked up the phone and told someone at the irs to slow up these applications or audit anybody, but the truth is he did not have to. he did not have to do that. the message was clear enough. but if the message was clear the medium was also suited to the cause. and the public-sector unions have made a pact between those who tend to benefit from the growth of government. let us face it, when elected leaders and union bosses tell us that they should view half the american people as being a threat to democracy, it should not surprise any of us that they would look at it that way. why would we even expect a public and fully whose union-- a public employee whose union more or less exist to grow the government to treat someone who opposes that goal to a fair hearing. when
MSNBC
Jun 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
that's going to happen but the more time you get away from the 2012 election and the senate vote, it helps the house republicans who don't want to vote for it. >> but speaking to the time factor, the closer we get to the midterms that's also something in the house they're going to be thinking about, whether or not -- how their vote may be used against them. and i think one thing we also have to keep in mind when we're looking at the house of representatives when we talk about the pressure they'll feel, say, with some momentum coming out of the senate, that's looking at it from a very traditional sense. this is not, as you mention, this is not a traditional house of representatives. there's that certain caucus, they will not feel that pressure at all. they are anti-establishment. they are -- they're not necessarily inclined to compromise. they are not -- they certainly don't want to be corralled or rangeled bir their speaker. what they're passionate about is opposing the path to citizenship, what they call amnesty. they're a wild card. as we're seeing with the speaker so far, they're
MSNBC
Jun 18, 2013 1:00am PDT
elected governor of the great state of virginia in 2009, governor ultrasound, conservative republican bob mcdonnell started charging the taxpayers of virginia for the dog's vitamins. the dog needed vitamins. he decided the taxpayers should pay for it. he charged to the taxpayers dog vitamins, breath freshening strips, deodorant, body wash, energy drinks, dry cleaning for the mcdonnell children's clothing. as governor of the state you are entitled to have the taxpayers fund a lot of your normal living expenses but not the dog vitamins. not the little melty bad breath but it's not gum things. right? but because bob mcdonnell charged even that stuff to the state, rather than paying for it, himself, some poor government employee in virginia, the mansion director for the governor's mansion which is a public building in virginia as well as the residence for the first family, some state employee from the division of selected agency support services had to write the most embarrassing letter ever. right? imagine this. dear governor sir. how would you put it? dear governor, we need to talk abou
WHUT
Jun 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
washington post, vice the courts have written orders for the bulk election of metadata every three months since may of that year, from companies including at&t and bellsouth. the court orders were prompted by a request from an unspecified telephone provider after war and less surveillance was exposed. the company apparently asked of the bush administration to come up with order so it was legally bound to comply. edward snowden is believed to remain in hong kong as he faces an ongoing u.s. investigation. on saturday, a group of demonstrators braved heavy rain in a show of him. >> he is not a hero or a traitor. he is just a regular citizen. we're going to be standing in solidarity with him, hoping that rule rule of law in hong kong is upheld. >> today, many hong kong people are coming out to the event for snowden. because he is exposed the truth, secrets from the u.s. government, and now he is really our responsibility to come out and defend him. not only his rights but also hours. >> revelations continue to emerge from the nsa files edward snowden disclosed. the guardian of london r
FOX News
Jun 18, 2013 3:00pm PDT
before the last election. bobby jindal didn't make that conference, but ripped the gop for soul searching in a political op-ed that said, quote, excessive naf he will gazing leads to paralysis, time to stop the bedwetting, let's get on with it. >> quickly, there's a special election in the immediate future? >> reporter: a week from today, tonight the third and final debate of that campaign. ed markey up 7 to 10 points in the polls, gabriel gomez is far outspent, hopes to pull off a scott brown type upset. has to catch lightning in a bottle the next seven days. >> carl, thank you. >>> getting all choked up on capitol hill, and it could have been tragic. >>> and modern technology chokes off two traditions. the grapevine is next. ♪ chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for boat insurance. geico, see how much you could save. at o whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in. with premium service like one of the best on-time delivery records and a low claims ratio, we do whatever it takes to make your business our business. od. helping the world keep promises.
ABC
Jun 16, 2013 9:00am EDT
big election in iran, the most moderate candidate won. let me ask you this, is iran under this president going to be potentially easier to deal, less of a threat than iran under president ahmadinejad? >> moderate by iranian political standards is not what we would describe as moderate in the west. i hope so. the people of iran do not want the future their leaders wanted. they want to engage with the rest of the world, not isolated. don't want to go back so the 16th and 17th century. they'd like to be part of the 21st century. the people of iran. hopefully this is a step in that direction. i'm not optimistic. in order to have better relations not just with the united states, but the world, they need to abandon nuclear weapons ambitions and walk away from these things. this gentleman is a strong supporter of the nuclear program and the nuclear weaponization as well. the bottom line is we are hopeful that's the case, but the supreme leader calls the shots in iran, and it's still the same leader that's put iran on the dangerous track. >> turn to immigration. you are one of the prim
MSNBC
Jun 14, 2013 5:00pm PDT
revised. as it stands now, she is not up for re-election. how much do you think that factors in how she comported herself here? >> i think it probably played a pretty big role. she's in her last term and she's been talking about trying to get her own term limits. i don't think she's serious. i think she knows this is her last term and i think this was a legacy move for her. no doubt about it. again, i don't think it's made up for all of the policies she's put in place over the past few years that i've decembisagreed . . i give her credit for this one. be it for legacy, whatever reason she did it, it was the best thing for arizona and i wish more republican governors, as you said, take off the clown makeup across this country and do the right thing for their states and citizens. >> arizona state representative chad campbell. thanks for joining us tonight. >> thank you. >>> joining me at the table, josh borro, political politics editor for "business insider." how are you doing? >> doing well. >> you're the man on the mission to reform the republican party. you're getting profiled in m
CSPAN
Jun 23, 2013 5:30pm EDT
is any connection. and now mitch mcdonnell conl, i understand he's up for re-election again in 2016. i am wondering if there is any indicate on the left that has even the slightest chance of giving him a run for his money. >> thanks. well, my father served in the army, not the navy, so i think probably not related. regarding mitch mcconnell, he's up for re-election in 2014. ashley judd, the agent recess was thinking about running. then she said she was not going to run. there is not a confirmed democratic candidate yet. democrats say they are going to get one. they are still working on it. mitch mcconnell is clearly the favorite. he has a fuge huge campaign forecast. democrats want him to spend a lot of money on his race, not other races he could help his colleagues. because mitch mcconnell would like to be majority leader next year. but the republicans are going to and that's a tall order. host: what do you think of the particular nomination on the hill snl guest: james come served in the bush administration, he is well respected on both sides of the ill. at the same time, there is
FOX News
Jun 16, 2013 11:00am EDT
new president-elect in iran, some of the nation's victims are speaking out in a decades-long effort to get justice. the children and spouses of the 52 americans held hostage there in 1979 are sending a powerful fathers day message today to a group of u.s. senators. they want to hold iran accountable for the attack and standoff that lasted 444 days and forever changed u.s./iranian lessons. it was depicted in a movie, "argo." but there was a treaty signed by president carter that prevents the former hostages from collecting any damages from iran. a new senate bill could offer hope with this. here in the studio is one of those host arjs barry rosen, a press attache' if that siege. barry, so good to see you. barbara, happy fathers day. have you grandchildren now. it's great to see nuperson. it's astounding. under the algiers accord, as you know, companies got billions of dollars from tehran in this deal, but you guys got didley squat. you can't sue at all. why did this happen? >> the accords were made, i think because president carter knew or perceived the fact that there was no other w
FOX News
Jun 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
or traitor, explaining why he did this now. quote, obama's campaign promises and election gave me faith that he would lead us toward fixing the problems he outlined in his quest for votes. unfortunately shortly after assuming power, he closed the door on investigating systemic violations of law, deepened and expanded several abusive programs. >> what this program allows us to do, the reason it was set up and the way it has been operated, was when we went to car acho and captured khalid sheikh mohammed, we could see who he was talking to in the united states. he says ask yourself if it was worth it. bathtub falls and police officers kill more americans than terrorism, yet we've been asked to sacrifice our most sacred rights for fear of falling victim to it. >> i think he is a traitor, somebody with access to classified information doing damage to the national security of the united states. >> reporter: snowden says being called a traitor by dick cheney is the highest honor you can give an american. president obama defended the program. what i can say, unequivocally, is that if you
CSPAN
Jun 22, 2013 10:00pm EDT
point where it gets up to the supreme court, and in the meantime, there's an election in 2004 to the west virginia supreme court. >> host: right, and so here's where the intrigue begins and that actually lead to the supreme court case because the supreme court case was not looking at whether masi wronged caperton in the coal deal. it was looking at what ended up happening at the state's supreme court; right? i found that fascinating, the characters, including somebody who would seem tangential to this, a young man named tony a rbock; right? >> guest: yeah. >> host: tell us what happened at that level that formed the basis of the ruling that we have now; right? >> guest: they decide, here's the selection, i want to elect the justice, and now, in his mind, he doesn't think he's vying on justice to vote on masi, but thinks a good conservative justice votes that way anyway, and so he wants somebody there in his mind to do that. >> host: right. there's five members on the court? >> guest: five members, right. >> host: a liberal justice coasted to election, mcgraw, and what happened here?
FOX News
Jun 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
elections activities perms to use the documents. if say no take it back to court. i talked to tom horn, he says he thinks that was a clue and is he predicting victory, here is what he told me. >> the court has set forth a pathway to victory and pursue and it ultimately be victorious. >> so this is not over. also on capitol hill tonight, texas republican senator ted cruz has offered an amendment to the immigration measure currently pending in the senate. what it would do is modify and amend the federal statute so that states that don't want to have this extra requirement that you when youproof of register to vote in a federal election would be able to do that. we will see if it survivors on the hill, jon? >> jon: shannon bream, thank you. the supreme court issuing an opinion that could impact the way pharmaceutical companies deal with generic drugs. involves court settlements over patent disputes. makers of name brand drugs often make large payments to generic delay launch of cheaper medications. the court ruled those deals can sometimes be illegal. the court allowing third parties
MSNBC
Jun 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
and it took sonny bono's life in 1998 and opened up his congressional seat, too. a special election and democrats picked, i'm not making this up, ralph wait. he was better known as from the waltons. a republican district, a lot of sympathy. she liked being in congress and kept running for re-election and kept winning and then came last year. mary bono, actually mary bono mack, she had gotten remarried and changed her name. set out to run for re-election in 2012. many thought mary bono mack would win, again. she always did. when california held its primary for congress last june, she finished way ahead of ruiz. a lopsided victory. all the candidates, no matter what party they're from, they ran from the same ballot. in this case, only two candidates to start with. the primary was like a test run for the general election. as you can see, plenty of breathing room for mary bono mack heading into that general election, most people figured she would win again in november. look closer at those primary results. look at the total number of votes that were cast. about 90,000. not a huge number
Current
Jun 20, 2013 4:00pm PDT
republicans in congress and the fact that they're unlikely to be beaten in the mid-term elections. i think some democrats will feel an obligation to accept it, because we're burdened by the empathy we have for people suffering under the current immigration policy that we have in this country. i find this entire thing amazing. as worried as i think the republicans should be about the demographics and we've seen that last week since the majority report came out i think they should be more worried about the zenophobia in their party. the party has to be responsible to getting reelected, in the most cynical terms. i really doubt that long term the republicans are going to do that if they keep bowing down to the zenophobia. >> we talk about the wall being useless and wasting a billion dollars on it. using the man as an opposing argument, at least you'll find out the reality of the situation, on the ground with all these people. whether we're trying to agree with it or not are they on the same side of saying let's get something passed. the only reason mark yo rubio is talking about it is t
FOX News
Jun 19, 2013 11:00pm PDT
elections, benghazi, irs, nsa, independently wouldn't have had much effect, aggregately, you know people are going to remind, all the political commercials in 2014, do you want more of this, more of the democrats, transparency obama promised didn't happen. it will guarantee the gop the house again and it will get seats for the gop in the senate. and really, that's kind of more important than winning the white house. >> oh, look at our resident skeptic there. >> being the resident skeptic, bringing the gop together looking at those speakers, you have the fringe of the fringe. >> that's who got the people to come out though. >> sure, they come out for those people because they're far to the right. that picture, i have seen a lot of demonstrations in washington, when you want it to look bigger, you use a smaller lens. the tea party is not a potent force this time around, i don't think. they had obama care last time. i don't think frankly they're that big a deal. the republican mainstream is running away from them. >> even with the new round of scandals? >> bob is so wrong. remember w
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Jun 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
arizona may not require documentary proof of citizenship for those seeking elections. now they must allow people of color to vote. discussing this and other news of the day is basil smikle, l. joy williams, and in the left corner returning champ the great tom doherty. welcome back to the show. i hope you had a very nice father days's day. >> john: will this change anything in arizona? >> this is one state that i will not be visiting any time soon. >> john: it's more of our latino friends that are having they are having problems with. >> yes but in solidarity i'll stay away. this is a very important ruling because this sends one message that we should not be trying to sort of undo or overdo or step on what the federal government has already said with their forum. number one. number two the down side of it is that it steal leaves still leaves the door open. >> and to that point the opposed gave them a blueprint on how they could do it, and said that there are other states who have petitioned the federal government to allow the state to require additional documentation, and have receiv
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Jun 23, 2013 1:30pm EDT
. >> guest: actually 2003 and. >> host: have you done an updated once the top 12 presidential election? >> guest: no, i have not. 2012 was an election with very little change. can look at the data and concluded that nothing needs to be redressed. >> host: when you looked at some of the issues that we talked about in the state's and we are up here in northern california and silicon valley at stanford. are we in a completely blue area? >> eskimo we are. this area, if you look at a map of california, very deep blue pocket along the coast in major metropolitan areas and then more read in areas of rural south. a lot of farms. we tend to see more red. >> host: but in silicon valley and so far there red pockets, people here are not the polarized? >> guest: there are people everywhere, manhattan, there are political differences. you will find that what makes it difficult for even people you're normally thinking of those republicans, wealthy people who have stock options eccentric, the californian republican party looks like the texas republican party. everyone jokes that their platform, and th
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